Applied Engineering & Technology

Departmental Website

http://www.eiu.edu/tech/

Overview

Applied Engineering Technology is a field of study designed to prepare technical and/or management oriented professionals for employment in business, industry, education, and government. Individuals interested in working with people, materials, and processes will find Applied Engineering Technology provides an excellent foundation for a challenging career. An Applied Engineering Technology major must be capable of succeeding in the areas of physical science and mathematics as well as in the technological and applied areas. Applied Engineering Technology majors are typically highly self-motivated and find challenge in diverse academic areas.

The Applied Engineering Technology program is interdisciplinary in nature, emphasizing the technical, managerial, scientific, and communications aspects of the education experience. The program offers four areas of concentration listed below.

Option(s)

Automation and Control, Construction, Digital Printing, Imaging, and Web Technology Concentration, Production

Concentrations

Graduates indicate a high degree of satisfaction with the program, faculty, job placement and career advancement.

Four Year Degree Plan

http://www.eiu.edu/tech/current_four_year_plan.php

Course Catalog Listing

http://catalog.eiu.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=24&poid=3366

Typical Starting Positions

Manufacturing Engineer; Security Technical Support; Quality Assurance Engineer; Sales Engineer; Maintenance Engineer; Graphics and Production Director; Production Supervisor Consultant; Print Production Manager; Cost Estimator; Project Manager; Construction Project Manager

Student Professional Orginizations

Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Construction Club
National Association of Industrial Technology
Technical Association of Graphic Arts

Scholarships

Scholarships and awards for prospective students: http://www.eiu.edu/tech/prospective_scholarships_awards_students.php

Scholarships and awards for current students: http://www.eiu.edu/tech/current_student_scholarships_awards.php

Scholarship Listing

Caterpillar Homeland Security Scholarship
Dr. Barbara L. Hill Memorial Scholarship
Grote Stahl Scholarship
Harold Dean Fildes Scholarship
John Smoke and Mary Pauley Scholarship
Kenneth & Keith Kohanzo Industrial Technology Scholarship
Lou Ann & Tom Waskom Scholarship
Messer Family Scholarship in Technology
Roy E Ehrsam Scholarship
School of Technology Alumni Scholarship
Walter A Klehm Industrial Technology Award

To search for scholarship opportunities please visit http://www.eiu.edu/scholarships/

Faculty Listing

http://www.eiu.edu/tech/personnel.php

Department of Applied Engineering & Technology, Klehm Hall 3149
Contact Name: Dr. David Melton, Applied Engineering and Technology Program Coordinator
Contact Email: dwmelton@eiu.edu
Web: http://www.eiu.edu/tech/